The Wind Factory supplied and installed in conjunction with our local partner Electrical Distributors Ltd Nairobi, three wind-solar hybrid system for one of the major Telecom providers at several remote site in Northern Kenya.
The system consists of a wind turbine, solar panels and a diesel generator for battery charging purposes. The permanent 48V DC load of around 1,5 kW applicable for Telecom equipment. Extra AC power has been made available as well for general and specific maintenance jobs to be performed with standard electrical equipment.
Installation on remote sites like these are real challenges dealing with safety and transport. Therefore a remote control system gives a direct view on the status of the batteries and installed power equipment.
|Capacity Wind||3 turbines of 5, 8 kW|
|Capacity Solar||3 systems of 2,5kWp|
|Capacity Battery||2500 Ah / 48 V|
|Inverter type||SMA Sunny Islands 5048 (inverter/charger)|
|Construction||lattice tower (12-24m), single axle trackers|
|Diesel gen. set||Single phase 13 kVA|
|Year of construction||2009|
|Country / region||Kenya (Marsebit, Northern part)|